3 players who played in Asia Cup 2008 and also playing in Asia Cup 2022
The 2008 Asia Cup was held in Pakistan. After that year, the tournament was not held in Pakistan again. 14 years is a long time for a cricketer to be at the top of his/her game. A few have managed it successfully. Some cricketers who played in the 2008 Asia Cup are still active. In fact, they are playing in the ongoing Asia Cup. On that note, in this article, we take a look at three players who played in Asia Cup 2008 and also playing in Asia Cup 2022.
1) Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma had already made his debut by that time. He was seen as the future of Indian Cricket and hence, was a regular inclusion in the limited-overs squad. Therefore, he travelled along with the Indian Team to Pakistan for the event. Now, he is captaining India in Asia Cup 2022.
The Bangladesh all-rounder is one of the players who played in Asia Cup 2008 and also playing in Asia Cup 2022. Mahmudullah is an underrated cricketer and not many actually realize that he has had a very long career. Usually, people see Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim as the pillars of Bangladesh cricket but Mahmudullah has also been a very important player. He has contributed to both departments and has even captained the country. He also took part in Asia Cup 2008.
3) Mushfiqur Rahim
The Bangladesh wicket-keeper is remembered for his knock against India in the 2007 ODI World Cup. Following a fine start to his career, he became a consistent part of the Bangladesh setup across formats. He still is a vital member of the team and will be an important name in the Bangladesh squad for Asia Cup 2022.